Cruises Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Cruises activity »
  1. 1 Trip Report 바둑이 바카라 ≪접속주소추천인 : 지퍼 :≫nnk688.com≪추천인 : 지퍼
  2. 2 Virgin to build cruise ships.
  3. 3 How do you decide if you would lie a cruise?
  4. 4 HAL - "Open Seating Notification"
  5. 5 Trip Report Hello, San Juan and Jewel Of The Seas
  6. 6 Trip Report Sunshine, On A Cloudy Day
  7. 7 Transportation from airport to Manhattan hotels
  8. 8 Prague to Budapest with Tauck in May, 2016
  9. 9 Trip Report MSC splendida
  10. 10 Shore excursions Alaskan inside passage
  11. 11 Trip Report Avoid MSC; Worst vacation ever!
  12. 12 Cruise Mate- last minute, 33 days from San Diego
  13. 13 Trip insurance
  14. 14 Cabin Location: How concerned should I be?
  15. 15 World Cruises - Preference and Discounts
  16. 16 Viking Homelands cruise of Baltic
  17. 17 Shore excursions
  18. 18 Looking for cruise mate for S. Caribbean cruise
  19. 19 Western Caribbean excursions?
  20. 20 Quick cruise beginning of March Bahamas vs Carribbean
  21. 21 Beds on GCT river cruise ships (European)
  22. 22 Need suggestions Caribbean cruise
  23. 23 My first river cruise 12-2017
  24. 24 Cabin Question for Emerald Princess
  25. 25 Hotel near Alees de L'Oulle
View next 25 » Back to the top

First cruise - simple questions

Jump to last reply

Sorry, I've tried searching for some answers but they're so generic I can't seem to find decent results. We're cruising for the first time in April (spring break) with extended family. DH and I will be with our two kids aged 6 & 3 at the time, along with my mom who is somewhat wheelchair reliant. On the periphery will be older adults and two young'uns aged 1 & 5. We're taking Freedom of the Seas - Royal Caribbean cruise to Labadee, Cozumel, Jamaica and Grand Cayman.

1) With the wheelchair, will we be allowed to disembark in the first group or will we still have to wait with the other hordes of people?
2) How easy is it to use a wheelchair when the boat is tendered? Or should she count on using a cane that day?
3) if we do shore excursions though another company (not via RCI) are we still allowed to disembark first?
4) Can you disembark anytime during the day, or are you restricted to committing to disembark at a set time. For instance, could we spend the morning having breakfast with the kids and going to the pool with them, then disembark after lunch for a few hours if the boat doesn’t depart until 8pm?
5) Any idea if the onboard medics are equipped with IV fluids? My DD occasionally gets dehydrated if she’s very ill, and I’m nervous that if she gets seasick she might spiral out of control. Historically all she’s generally needed is an IV drip for a few hours, so I’d prefer not to be evacuated for something that would be easily remedied.
6) Other tips / recommendations that will help us avoid/minimize long lines and make the trip more serene?
7) Do we have to have dinner in the dining room? With two small kids and a big group of people, I’d probably rather avoid a formal evening and be much more casual with our group in case our scheduled time doesn't work for everyone.

Thanks so much!!

9 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement